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lunacap foundation

 Scholarship Application

Applications for LunaCap Foundation Scholarships are now open. Application deadline is March 31, 2023. 

Scholarship Criteria


LunaCap Foundation awards scholarships to U.S. Armed Forces Active Military, Veterans, and/or students of Mexican descent entering their 1st year at top-tier MBA schools, (see eligible schools below)

Ten - $10,000, one-time, need-based scholarships awarded annually each July to help offset the cost of education for eligible candidates attending top-tier MBA schools, (see eligible schools below). 

Applicants are to apply for a LunaCap Foundation scholarship during the Open Application Period (January 1 - March 31), and are selected based on:

  • Application and essay submission.  

  • Eligible candidates are either U.S. Armed Forces Active Military, Veterans, or students of Mexican descent (born anywhere) entering their 1st year top-tier MBA program at an eligible school, (see eligible schools below).

  • Accepted and entering your first year, full-time MBA program at an eligible school, (see eligible schools below).

    • Eligible candidates need to be accepted at the time of scholarship Award Decision, July 31, 2023.

    • Executive MBA program is eligible.

    • The 2023 Scholarship application is for the Class of 2025 entering MBA students accepted to attend eligible schools. 

  • May be requested to demonstrate financial need as verified by the Financial Aid Office (e.g. GI-Bill, loans, grants and other forms of financial aid insufficient to cover full cost of education.)

Application Process

  1. Complete and submit the application & essays by March 31

  2. Applications will be reviewed in April

  3. Selected applicants will be invited to interview from February - May  

    • Failure to respond in a timely manner to schedule & complete interview(s) could result in application denial


Eligible MBA Programs 

  • Columbia Business School

  • Duke Fuqua School of Business

  • Georgetown McDonough School of Business

  • Harvard Business School

  • Johnson School of Business at Cornell

  • London Business School

  • MIT Sloan School of Management 

  • Northwestern Kellogg School of Management 

  • NYU Stern School of Business

  • Stanford Business School

  • The Wharton School

  • Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

  • UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

  • University of Chicago Booth School of Business

  • University of Michigan Ross School of Management

  • UT Austin McCombs School of Business 

  • UVA Darden School of Management

  • Yale School of Management

LunaCap Foundation Scholarship Application Cycle

  • Application Opens January 1

  • Application Closes March 31

  • Applications Reviewed On A Rolling Basis 

  • Interviews Conducted February - May

  • Award Decisions Announced July 31

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LunaCap Foundation Scholarship Application 

  • Applications for the class of 23/24 academic year will be accepted through March 31, 2023

  • Interviews will be conducted February 2023 - May 2023

  • Awards will be announced July 2023

  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis

Contact Information

Coursework, Experience, & Examinations

Resume (document or PDF format please)

Upload Resume

Undergraduate Transcript (document or PDF format please)

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GMAT and/or GRE Scores

Please select the MBA Programs to which you have applied and/or committed to attend. (Scholarship eligibility depends upon attendance at one of the folowing programs.)


Essay 1: What do you plan to do once you graduate business school? What are your long-term goals? (Recommended length 1 page)

(document or PDF format please)

Upload Essay 1

Essay 2: How do you plan to help others who follow in your footsteps? (Recommended length 1 page)

(document or PDF format please)

Upload Essay 2
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